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How cancer sprouts blood vessels for itself

A new simulation shows how cancerous tumors manipulate blood-vessel growth for their own benefit.<p>Like all cells, those in tumors need access to the …

National Academy of Sciences

This Super-Strong 3-D Printer Material Lets You Print Tough Stuff Like Chains And Cogs

The next step in 3-D printing our entire world.<p>You can switch out the ink in your fancy photo printer, and now you can switch out the resin in your 3-D printer. Want something a little more heavy duty than your standard 3-D printed object? FormLabs’ Tough Resin is a new printer material for making …

Oregon Allows 15-Year-Olds To Get Sex-Changes - National News/Current Events - The Briefing Room

Author Topic: Oregon Allows 15-Year-Olds To Get Sex-Changes (Read 1079 times)<p>0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.<p>« <b>on:</b> July 10, 2015, …

Inside an MRI, a Non-Metallic Robot Performs Prostate Surgery

One of the holy grails of robotic surgery is the ability to perform minimally invasive procedures guided by real-time scans from a magnetic resonance …

Robotics

Chinese Man With Rare Form of Cancer Receives First 3D Printed Sacrum Bone in Breakthrough Surgery

3D printing has played a huge role in making the impossible possible. This certainly has pertained to the medical field quite a lot as of late, as …

High-Grade Marijuana, Delivered to Your Door Each Month

You’re high. Or, maybe, you’re not high, but you want to be. Maybe you’re a cancer patient, or a stressed-out elementary school teacher, or maybe …

Cannabis

Coral Reef That Ejects Guts Could Help Humans Regenerate Organs

A natural eject button.<p>A scared coral reef’s gutless behavior could lead to advances in human tissue regeneration.<p>In a recent study published in <i>Scientific Reports</i>, researchers at the Tel-Aviv University found that a common coral reef, Polycarpa mytiligera, ejects its internal organs when it gets …

Is Your Smartphone Tracking Where You Go?

Here’s how to turn off location tracking with your iPhone or Android phone:<p><b>For an iPhone:</b><p>Click on Settings from your home screen.<p>Click Privacy.<p>Next, click on Location Services.<p>Scroll down to System Services.<p>Click on Frequent Locations, where you can clear the history of where you’ve been, and then …

10 Simple Ways to Protect Your Erection Right Now

Take care of your most prized appendage so it doesn’t fail you in the future

Wellness

What are the health benefits of black tea?

Tea is the second most-consumed beverage in the world, after water. All tea comes from the <i>Camellia sinensis</i> plant, but different ways of harvesting …

Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao announce fight amid LA glitz

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr strolled down a red carpet. In their tailored suits, they looked more like businessmen than fighters. They walked through 700 credentialed media members, and into the Nokia Theatre to officially announce their megafight on 2 May in Las Vegas. The fight was …

Each hour of sitting increases chance of heart disease by 14%

A new study has found that for each hour a day that an adult spends sitting down during their lifetime, the likelihood of developing heart disease …

California Hospital Doing A Six-Way Kidney Transplant. How Does That Work?

It takes a lot of choreography<p>Surgeons at the California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) in San Francisco have gotten pretty good at doing kidney transplants; they have done about 200 of them per year since 1968. But over the next two days, a team of five surgeons and over 60 support staff will …

In a Physics First, Light is Captured as Both Particle and Wave

Physicists have theorized for over a century that light acts as both a particle and a wave, depending on the conditions, but they've never been able to capture it being both at once — until a team in Switzerland did just that in a recent experiment. Scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de …

Quantum Physics

Neural Implants Let Paralyzed Woman Fly Plane With Her Mind

In a DARPA simulation, that is<p>Imagine piloting an airplane with your mind. No hands on the controls, no feet on the pedals, just thoughts and then movement through the sky. For all of you who aren’t Jan Scheuermann, this is just fantasy.<p>Scheuermann was paralyzed by a rare disease years ago, but …

Your DNA Can Now Be Used Against You In Court Without Your Consent

A recent refusal by the Supreme Court means that involuntary DNA collection isn't unconstitutional<p>In 2009, a Maryland county court convicted Glenn Raynor of rape, the verdict hinging on a key piece of evidence: Raynor's DNA samples. However, Raynor didn't give his DNA willingly. After he …

Sneaky 'nanobeacon' delivers smackdown to cancer cells' defenses

In the war against cancer, scientists often have to act like battlefield commanders, devising creative attack strategies to bring the disease to its knees. A new tactic developed by researchers from MIT, Harvard Medical school and Queen Mary University of London involves a super-small device that …

Cancer Cells

Teen Has Surgery to Reduce Size of Penis

(Newser) – Yes, a Florida teenager has undergone what surgeons believe to be the first procedure to reduce the size of a penis, reports Medical …

Florida

The Pirate Bay goes offline after police raid server room

File-sharing site's homepage is mirrored at Costa Rica URL<p>Infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay was taken offline on Tuesday after a raid by Swedish police. Officers investigating the decade-old file-sharing portal's alleged copyright infringements targeted a server room in Stockholm, seizing …

New material could enhance fast and accurate DNA sequencing

Gene-based personalized medicine has many possibilities for diagnosis and targeted therapy, but one big bottleneck: the expensive and time-consuming …

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Matter will be created from light within a year, claim scientists

Researchers have worked out how to make matter from pure light and are drawing up plans to demonstrate the feat within the next 12 months.<p>The theory underpinning the idea was first described 80 years ago by two physicists who later worked on the first atomic bomb. At the time they considered the …

Maxthon promises you can play awesome console-like games on its browser — and with no downloads (exclusive)

Maxthon wants you to play console-quality online games on its browser — without requiring you to download anything.<p>The company, which makes the superfast Maxthon browser, hopes to become the favorite web browser of gamers by enabling them to play online games without the hassle of downloading …